MATADOR REVIEW Seeks Submissions

Alternative art and literature magazineThe Matador Review is accepting submissions for the Winter 2019 publication. They publish poetry, fiction, flash fiction, and creative non-fiction, inviting all unpublished literature written in the English language (and translations that are accompanied by the original text) as well as many forms of visual art. The submission deadline is November 30.

Submission information can be found at www.matadorreview.com/submissions

WaterSedge Poetry Chapbook Contest

Announcing the 2018 WaterSedge Poetry Chapbook Contest

The WaterSedge Poetry Chapbook competition is hosted by Writer’s Relief, Inc. The chapbook contest runs until October 31, 2018. The winning poet will receive a $500 cash prize; publication of the poetry chapbook in both print and e-book formats; Amazon distribution for Kindle and print; and 25 free copies.  We’re thrilled and honored to have author Susanna Lang judge our third annual poetry chapbook contest!  The contest is limited to poetry chapbooks 24-48 pages in length, and the entry fee is $20. For complete contest submission guidelines, visit http://writersrelief.com/watersedge-poetry-chapbook-contest/.

Writer’s Relief / 18766 John J. Williams Hwy. Unit 4, Box 335 / Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 / (866) 405-3003

Cloudbank Books Offers Two Prizes

Cloudbank offers two poetry/flash fiction prizes.

The Vern Rutsala Book Prize / Due date October 31, 2018

• The winner of the Vern Rutsala Book Prize wins an immediate cash prize of $1000 and publication of his or her book with a full color cover.
Cloudbank poetry editors seek a wide range of styles, approaches, forms, and aesthetics (for example: lyric, prose poems, experimental, flash fiction, etc).
• Electronic and postal submissions are accepted from around the world with no citizenship limitations. Click here to access our online submission manager. Our mailing address is: Cloudbank Books, P.O. Box 610, Corvallis, OR 97339.
• The judge this year is Christopher Buckley.
• All writers who enter the contest will receive a free back issue of Cloudbank magazine or a copy of Towline, winner of the Vern Rutsala Poetry Prize 2016. Indicate your selection in your cover letter. Due date: October 31, 2018. Reading fee is $25.

The Cloudbank Prize / Due date February 28, 2019

  • Cloudbank is now accepting submissions for Cloudbank 13. A prize of $200 will be awarded for one poem or flash fiction. / Electronic and postal submissions are accepted from around the world with no citizenship limitations. Click here to access our online submission manager. Our mailing address is: Cloudbank Books, P.O. Box 610, Corvallis, OR 97339. / If submitting by mail, the check should be made out to Cloudbank. All writers who enter the contest will receive a two-issue subscription to Cloudbank magazine. (Your subscription will start with the current issue of Cloudbank, unless you request the next issue.) / Submissions without payment will also be considered for publication but will not be eligible for the prize. We read submissions year-round. / Please do not send more than five poems or flash fiction pieces (500 words or less) for either the contest or regular submissions. A $15 fee covers up to five poems/flash fiction entries. / For contest submissions sent by mail, the writer’s name, address, email address, and the titles of the poems being submitted should be typed on a cover sheet only, not on the pages of poems or flash fiction. / We accept electronic submissions through our submissions manager. Click here to submit. / The submitted work may not have been published elsewhere, including online journals. / We accept simultaneous submissions. Please let us know if your work has been accepted elsewhere. / Postal submissions will not be returned. You can include a self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE) for notification of the status of the submission. / For those who do not enter the contest, one-year (two-issue) subscriptions to Cloudbank magazine are $15. Individual copies are $8. / Two contributors’ copies will be sent to writers whose work appears in the magazine. If you already have a subscription and want to enter the contest, your subscription will be renewed for two more issues.

http://cloudbankbooks.com/contest-rules/

EUGENE POETRY ARCHIVE Seeks Participants

MATADOR REVIEW Seeks Submissions

Alternative art and literature magazine Matador Review is accepting submissions for the Fall 2018 publication. MR publishes poetry, fiction, flash fiction, and creative non-fiction, inviting all unpublished literature written in the English language (and translations that are accompanied by the original text) as well as many forms of visual art. The call for submissions ends August 31.

Submit to: editors@matadorreview.com
Any questions? Email: contact@matadorreview.com

Oregon Poetry Association Call for Proposals

Oregon Poetry Association: Call for Proposals http://oregonpoets.org/category/conferences/ for the Fall 2018 OPA Conference September 29-30, 2018 Valley River Inn, Eugene, OR. Submissions accepted between May 1 and June 1, 2018. Please submit a 1- to 2-page proposal that includes the following: Title of presentation; Presenter name(s). Short bio(s) of 50 words or less. List any A/V needs and what equipment you would supply. Explain what you would do in your session related to one of the categories below. Please include enough details or examples to explain your session proposal. Proposal Session Categories: – Workshop related to writing poetry, exercises, viewpoint, publication ideas, entering contests, different styles of poetry, etc. – Panel: include different viewpoints on a topic, theme, form – Presentation: slide show, multi-media, history, etc. – Other: Please describe in detail All workshops, panels, etc. are scheduled for one hour. There will be 15-minute breaks between each scheduled session. Submit via email attachment (PDF format preferred), doc formats also accepted, or if unable, just copy and paste into the email body. Send to Shirley Marc, Conference Coordinator, at “oregonpoets.conference@gmail.com” with subject line “OPA 2018 Conference Proposal.” Presenters will be notified of acceptance by June 16, 2018, via email. Presenters receive lunch on Saturday and free conference registration. Any who need overnight accommodations will be able, as all conference attendees, to reserve a room at the special rate of $119 per night (plus taxes) at the Valley River Inn in Eugene Oregon. Parking is free.


C&R Press Calls for Submissions

C&R Press submissions are open for the Winter Soup Bowl Chapbook and New York reading series. Soup Bowl Chapbooks are between 20-45 pages of material not including front matter. Winners will receive ten copies of the book and a hosted reading in Brooklyn, NYC. Entries are open until April 21, 2018. C&R Press is looking for work that is developed, polished, and has a strong singular voice. They encourage emerging and established authors in the manuscript process to submit their best work. Please visit their Submittable ( https://crpress.submittable.com/submit ) for all submissions or their website ( www.crpress.org ) for more information.